Your Workforce is Interviewing Your Building

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May 17, 2021

According to Dr. Joe Allen, even though we spend 90% of our lives indoors, we often overlook the role that buildings play in our health and well-being. But for employers thinking about bringing employees back to the office this summer or fall, the impact of indoor spaces can no longer be ignored. In this episode of the Business Group on Health Podcast, we speak with Dr. Allen about how we can design buildings to reduce the risk of disease transmission (hint: ventilation and filtration are key), as well as promote optimal health, well-being, performance and productivity, both now and in the post-pandemic future.

SPEAKERS

Joseph G. Allen, DSc | Associate Professor and Director of the Healthy Buildings Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Author of Healthy Buildings: How Indoor Spaces Drive Performance and Productivity

Ellen Kelsay | President & CEO, Business Group on Health

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Duration 34 min

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